Late Summer Recipe

2020-09-15T03:49:39+00:00September 15th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is late summer in Chinese medicine which is Earth element season. A time to ground and connect in with what nourishes you most deeply before the leaves begin to fall to the ground and the season turns to Autumn. The taste of late summer is sweet and the organs directly associated are the spleen and [...]

The heart, the bitter flavour and summer

2019-07-30T06:45:51+00:00July 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The summer season is associated with the bitter flavour. Cruciferous vegetables, including cauliflower and broccoli, are categorized within this vegetable family. Some other common bitter foods are: coffee, dark chocolate (cacao), kale, dandelion, grapefruit, green tea, rhubarb, turmeric, hibiscus, and endive. The bitter taste stimulates digestion and has a descending, drying, and draining quality. Used in [...]

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